The German doctors register current due to the Corona measures a lower General risk of infection, with light infections.
“Due to the distance rules, and the increased hygienic behaviour, the General risk of infection is at the Moment a total of lower than otherwise,” said Ulrich Weigeldt, Federal Chairman of the German family doctors ‘ Association, the Newspapers of the Funke media group (Monday).
“Many of the lighter infectious diseases can be avoided. This includes colds, flues, however, also belong gastro-intestinal infections.”
“Measures should be a Routine”
Weigeldt campaigned for many of the measures also after the end of the pandemic to maintain: “Many of the rules that have been practiced by the Germans in the Corona Phase, should be a Routine: especially frequent and thorough hand-washing and Airing.”
Also, the modified procedures in the doctor’s practices could be retained. “At the doctor’s office there is in the Corona-crisis a learning effect, which should make school: patients with lighter infections may come less in the doctor’s offices because of a weak symptoms experienced house doctors can help, usually also on the phone.”
In such cases, it should, in the view of Weigeldt also the possibility of a phone Sickness give.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)
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